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Apps to Help You Get Through Remote Campus Life

by Kaitlin McManus | April 03, 2020

Remote college can be tough—we've got some app suggestions that might ease the transition and get you through the semester!

4 Tips for Setting Up a Virtual Study Group

by Kaitlin McManus | March 24, 2020

School is a lot different now in this age of COVID-19, but that doesn't mean everything has to stop. Check out our tips on starting up a virtual study group with your classmates!

How to Handle Your Legal Job Search During the Coronavirus Outbreak

by Mary Kate Sheridan | March 23, 2020

Whether you are a law student or attorney, the coronavirus pandemic has likely derailed your legal job search or career planning. Below are some tips for navigating this uncertain time when it comes to OCI, summer associate and internship positions, and the lateral job search.

How to Make the Most of Your Summer Associate Experience

by Jennifer Rakstad, U.S. Career Development Advisor - Mayer Brown LLP | March 18, 2020

Your summer associate experience can set the stage for your early legal career. Read on for tips on maximizing this opportunity.

5 Genuinely Productive Things to Do in Quarantine

by Kaitlin McManus | March 13, 2020

The possibility to quarantine or self-isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic can be daunting, but we've got some ways that you can fill the time productively (and hopefully cut down on some anxiety).

So Your Campus Went Remote—Now What?

by Kaitlin McManus | March 11, 2020

Campuses across the nation have decided to have students attend classes remotely. How do we adjust to this new, temporary, reality?

Introducing the 2020 Vault Guide to Summer Associate Interviewing & Top-Ranked Programs

by Vault Law Editors | March 10, 2020

Participating in the law firm summer associate interview process is exciting but also can be overwhelming. Vault is here to help you research target firms, nail your interviews, and succeed as a summer associate with our newly released Vault Guide to Summer Associate Interviewing & Top-Ranked Programs. Click to learn more!

7 Tips for Writing a Cover Letter with No Experience

by Andrew Fennell | March 06, 2020

Applying for a job with little-to-no experience is a challenge. Check out these tips on making your cover letter shine even when you don't have a ton of industry experience.

Why You Should Do Multiple Internships During Law School

by Mary Kate Sheridan | March 02, 2020

A legal internship can provide myriad benefits to law students just starting to pave their career paths. And you probably shouldn't stop at just one internship—here's why.

Your Guide to Landing a Career in the Gaming Industry

by Samuel Stewart | February 28, 2020

The gaming industry is one that appreciates the entrepreneurial spirit and a do-it-yourself mindset. Check out this guide on ways to launch your career in the gaming industry.

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